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CONFIRMED: Joe De Sena for October Gala in Los Angeles

Joe De Sena, Founder and CEO of Spartan, the world’s largest obstacle race and endurance brand, is an All-Star member of The Atlas Society.

May 19, 2020
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Jennifer A. Grossman
3 Mins
Member Spotlight: John Bechtel

There's a difference between willful blindness and being born blind and not knowing what it's like to be able to see. I was born into a closed environment where association with outsiders was forbidden. Even reading was confined to school textbooks.

May 1, 2020
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Marilyn Moore
6 Mins
THE ATLAS SOCIETY ASKS Grover Norquist

Grover Norquist is the first person we asked. Norquist is the President of Americans for Tax Reform and a longtime advocate for keeping the size and scope of government in check –– as a result he’s been a lightning rod of criticism for those seeking to blame limited government for the spread of coronavirus in the United States.

Apr 16, 2020
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Marilyn Moore
6 Mins
The Objectivist Sabbath

As with most people, my working schedule has been blurred. With colleagues in different time zones, 24/7 emails and texts, I can’t remember

Jul 1, 2019
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David Kelley
3 Mins
What Irony Replaced: Henry James, Ayn Rand, and American Romanticism Part 6

Early in Atlas Shrugged, Dagny and her then-lover Hank Rearden, the brilliant and hardworking founder and head of Rearden Metal, decided to

Aug 20, 2018
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Marilyn Moore
6 Mins
What Irony Replaced: Henry James, Ayn Rand, and American Romanticism Part 5

A second critical difference that sheds light on the divergent universes of Henry James and Ayn Rand is how they conceived human action.....

Aug 13, 2018
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Marilyn Moore
4 Mins
What Irony Replaced: Henry James, Ayn Rand, and American Romanticism Part 4

The Portrait of a Lady is considered the greatest novel by one of the greatest novelists in the English language....

Aug 6, 2018
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Marilyn Moore
4 Mins
What Irony Replaced: Henry James, Ayn Rand, and American Romanticism Part 3

Henry James did not consider the subject matter of his novels to be inherently the proper one for all novelists. It was the proper one for

Jul 30, 2018
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Marilyn Moore
10 Mins
What Irony Replaced: Henry James, Ayn Rand, and American Romanticism Part 2

Henry James wrote his essay “A Lecture on the Art of Fiction” in 1884 in response to novelist Walter Besant. Besant gave a lecture at the...

Jul 23, 2018
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Marilyn Moore
7 Mins
What Irony Replaced: Henry James, Ayn Rand, and American Romanticism Part 1

Henry James (1843-1916) is a major American author. His numerous novels and novellas include What Maisie Knew, The Turn of the Screw, The

Jul 17, 2018
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Marilyn Moore
8 Mins
Ayn Rand in 2017: Will Businessmen Learn Her Lessons About Politicians

She called businessmen "America's persecuted minority." And today—as has been the case at least since the start of the Industrial ...

Jan 19, 2017
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Fred Smith
10 Mins
Why Latinos Should Read Ayn Rand

He is an unlikely Objectivist — yet for this Mexican American, Ayn Rand was a lifesaver. Her fiction and philosophy of self-reliance

Oct 28, 2016
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Jennifer A. Grossman
4 Mins
Two Proposals to Stop the Government Looting

First, move Tax Day from April 15 to November 1 so it will never be more than a week from a national election.Have you ever noticed how Tax

Apr 18, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
3 Mins
On Tax Day, What if Atlas Shrugged?

On Tax Day in the United States, productive individuals are punished for being productive, even as their tormentors demand that they produce

Apr 15, 2016
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
Peter Diamandis is The Atlas Society 2020 Honoree!

Peter Diamandis has agreed to be the recipient of our Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's fall gala on October 14th, 2020, in Los Angeles –– and equally exciting, last year’s recipient, Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson, will personally be the one to present it.

May 5, 2015
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Jennifer A. Grossman
3 Mins
The Path to John Galt

Atlas Summit 2014 -- In Atlas Shrugged John Galt is a mysterious presence that seems to be destroying the world. But, in fact, Galt is

Oct 21, 2014
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Edward Hudgins
2 Mins
Dagny Taggart's love in Atlas Shrugged

Atlas Shrugged is more than a political thriller. It’s a love story. What is love? Is it selfish or selfless? (Featuring clips from Atlas

Sep 14, 2014
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David Kelley
1 Min
POLITICAL VS. ECONOMIC POWER IN ATLAS SHRUGGED

Atlas Shrugged is more than a political thriller. It’s a love story. What is love? Is it selfish or selfless? (Featuring clips from Atlas Shrugged Part III .)

Sep 14, 2014
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David Kelley
1 Min
REASON AND EMOTION IN ATLAS SHRUGGED

Atlas Shrugged promotes a philosophy of reason, embodied in the strike of the men of the mind. That doesn’t mean suppressing emotions; it means knowing how thought and feeling, head and heart, work together in a good life.

Sep 14, 2014
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David Kelley
1 Min
Atlas Shrugged: Now Non-Fiction

Atlas Shrugged Part III, the concluding installment of the film trilogy of Ayn Rand’s 1957 novel, is now in theaters. Its producers are on

Sep 12, 2014
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Edward Hudgins
4 Mins
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